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Idyllic Weather Wraps up 2nd Term

I truly don’t remember an end of summer weather pattern like the last few days. This morning it was in the high 50’s as we walked to morning watch ...

The Fun Continues

The Fun Continues

While it’s in the back of our minds that 2nd Term is winding down, the fun continues full speed ahead on Lookout Mountain this weekend. This mornin...

Bacon, Sno-Cones, and Ice Cream!

I’m happy to report we did get “all the bacon” back on Monday night! Tuesday morning we feasted and celebrated with bacon and French toast. Though ...

Monday Musings

As we head towards the home stretch, this week is chock full of so many special events and activity competitions. Today at rest hour I watched boys...

Trip Day Highlights

Trip Day Highlights

Yesterday morning chartered buses rolled in bright and early (some as early as 6AM). After a quick 7AM breakfast of eggs, grits, and toast, buses w...

Adventures of a Chief

Monday morning our Chief 2’s (the oldest age group in camp) embarked on their 4 day hiking and river excursion. Accompanied by their counselors and...

Sunday on Lookout Mountain

A change of pace today was welcome after a full first week at camp, a day of rest and worship, and fun activities with cabinmates. Sundays at Alpin...

Weekend is Here

Weekend is Here

Today at lunch we celebrated Jack W.’s birthday. As I called his name out and took him his cake he jumped up and down and said, “Surprise, I kept i...